Lot Archive


№ 878


21 September 1994

Hammer Price:

Italy, Italy, Jacopo Sannazaro, a cast bronze medal by G. Santa-Croce, laurate bust left, activs ayncervs reverse Sannazaro, semi-naked, crowned by a female and two other persons, temple behind, 35mm (Armand II, p. 60, no. 11; BDM. V, 334). Some flaws in obverse field, fine and rare

Jacopo Sannazaro (1458-1530), Neapolitan poet; Girolamo Santa-Croce (1498-1533), sculptor and goldsmith working in Naples